Lean Maintenance
A partner who can offer a turnkey solution can make it much easier to see any energy project through implementation. Courtesy: Motion Industries
Lean Maintenance May 6, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 29 to May 5

Articles about the barriers to energy project savings, Product of the Year winners, monitoring assets, using lean methods, and why things break were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 29 to May 5. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Lean Maintenance April 25, 2019

Using lean methods to find process improvements

Be involved in improving the work environment around you.

By Brandon Zeleniak, Southland Industries, Las Vegas
Root cause logic tree. Courtesy: Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Lean Maintenance April 17, 2019

Why things break: Just the facts

A root cause failure analysis takes the guesswork out of downtime

By Mary Beckman
Lean Maintenance April 8, 2019

Industrie 4.0 challenges, and its potential

Meet the cultural changes head-on to derive benefits.

By Andrew Cannon
Courtesy: CFE Media, ATS
Lean Maintenance March 25, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 18-24

Articles about maintenance strategies, IEEE 1584-2018, maintenance survey findings, AI-based maintenance, and machine learning and maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 18-24. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media, ATS
Lean Maintenance March 13, 2019

A race against time

Maintenance is valued, but aging equipment puts pressure on plants.

By Bob Vavra and Amanda Pelliccione
Engineering and project management are by far the two biggest skills needed for a successful manufacturing career. Courtesy: CFE Media
Lean Maintenance March 11, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 4-10

Articles about calculating compressed air efficiency, Brexit's impact on manufacturing, 2018 Salary Survey findings, and conveyor maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 4-10. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Artificial intelligence and machine learning will be two of the areas of emphasis at Hannover Messe in Hannover Germany on April 1-5. Courtesy: Hannover Messe
Lean Maintenance March 1, 2019

Hannover Messe focuses on AI, machine learning

Hannover Messe 2019 will focus on how artificial intelligence and machine learning impact manufacturing.

By Bob Vavra
Scott Barker, marketing leader with Quincy Compressors. Courtesy: Quincy Compressors
Lean Maintenance February 28, 2019

A new way to calculate compressed air efficiency

Upcoming DOE standards will require new testing

By Scott Barker
Average manufacturing salaries by region were up in 2018 compared to 2017, which has helped bolster general worker confidence in spite of uncertainties in the industry. Courtesy: CFE Media
Lean Maintenance February 25, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles February 18-24

Articles about 2018 Salary Survey findings, conveyor maintenance, the top plant winner, and cybersecurity questions to ask during the digital transformation process were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 18-24. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra